It’s that time of year again. The Melbourne Cup to Australia Day (#changethedate) hiatus has finally passed. Kids are back at school. Trump is gone. Time for normality to resume. And time to hold myself to account for last year’s attempts at futurism, before laying out what the year ahead holds in the world of Biztech.Read more
It would appear people keep looking for someone to blame for the spate of underpayments that keep grabbing media attention in Australia in recent times. Invariably it falls on the excessive “burden of compliance”, software vendors and the poor old payroll technicians. What an absolute crock!Read more
Those familiar with my “reviews that no-one else will write” may be used to detailed analysis of the vendor, their products and event. This one may disappoint as I have kept it very brief and to the point.Read more
In August I posted this article (I’ve just updated the graphics slightly) signaling my intention to publish a series of blogs on the Accountant’s Software market. Across the preceding 12 months, I had undertaken two separate paid research projects on the state of this market and wanted to publish some of the key findings for the interest/benefit of others.Read more
4 years ago, after a research trip to Las Vegas for a Sleetercon Conference, I wrote an article titled “Sage – The Waking Giant?“. The crux of the article – was Sage finally about to become a software company, shedding the cloud denying, siloed, listed software fund persona to actually start leveraging its massive cash generating P&L and balance sheet to start competing as a modern business software vendor?Read more
Perspective. It is something I appreciate more as I mature. It is something that hit me hard when I sat down to consider my “review that no-one else would write” for Xerocon Brisbane 2019.Read more
Next week, something like 4,000 people will descend on Brisbane for “the Festival of the ABCs”.
- Accountants & App Vendors;
- Bookkeepers & Bloggers;
- Consultants & Cloud Integrators;
All heading to Brisvegas to catch up on the latest and greatest things Xero and industry and let’s be frank, party like no-one is watching!Read more
Given my professional interest in accounting technology and out of a desire to stay up-to-date, I have been using the 3 most popular browser-based accounting / bookkeeping software systems (Xero, QuckBooks and MYOB Essentials) across 3 different businesses I’m involved with.
Recently I became so frustrated with using MYOB Essentials in my vSure business that I had to end the experiment. Here’s the 7 reasons why I dumped MYOB Essentials:Read more